17 days in The Netherlands, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in The Netherlands, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

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17 days in The Netherlands, Germany & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  15 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Visit Anne Frank House and Magere Brug for their historical value. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Jordaan, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brouwersgracht, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Amsterdam. In April, Amsterdam is cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charlottenburg Palace and Bebelplatz. Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. The adventure continues: make a trip to Potsdamer Platz, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip app .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nymphenburg Palace and Schloss Neuschwanstein. St. Peter's Church and Schloss Hohenschwangau will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

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Getting from Berlin to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery). Get in touch with nature at Lake Zurich and Hallenbad City. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Biosphaere Entlebuch & Mt Pilatus). There's more to do: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Zurich, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get great views at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Murrenbach Waterfalls, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, then look for gifts at Molitor, and finally get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken.

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Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trummelbach Gletscherwasserfalle - this is not an official place to visit, Molitor
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

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